The Sound Board #34: Your Scapegoat Finally Gets a Word In

Elvis Hips Censored

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This month’s episode is helmed by Prof. Tuffley with Dr. Rob Levy providing backup and Widgett on hand because every podcast needs a guy wearing an alarm clock around his neck.

This episode’s central topic is: remember the good old days when music and musical shenanigans could shock you? Yeah, us neither. We also discuss: new albums coming; festival lineups; mourning the losses of George Jones, Phil Ramone and Storm Thorgerson; music helping out with the situation in Boston; your Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bitchfest update and more.

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Special thanks to Hyperbubble for our lead-in music. Show them love and buy their stuff.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:27:50+00:00 May 11th, 2013|Podcasts, Sound Board|2 Comments

Your Weekend Justice #122: Juicebox on Ice

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that goes shopping for sex toys at 2pm in the afternoon over a long lunch and just doesn’t give a damn. So this podcast was engineered–some might say over-engineered–by experts to escort you from the work week in the most chaotic manner possible. Please note: this podcast is profane, definitely oversexed and definitely overwrought. It is wrong and unsafe. You have been warned.

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Billy Beer

Agenda:

  • Sex on ice skates
  • Tim Burton‘s Footloose the Musical
  • Tim Burton’s Weekend Justice
  • High school musicals
  • The Broadway report
  • From Google Plus to half-nakedness
  • Rox gets 27 inches
  • Semi-naked
  • Safewords…or not
  • Sausage and Tang
  • Live action Fairly OddParents
  • Rox and The Illuminati
  • A Dance With Dildos
  • Leigh vs. Red Velvet Cake Ice Cream
  • The birth of WEJipedia
  • Nudity vs. bondage and underwear
  • Amazon shopping goes completely and utterly wrong
  • That’s not how espresso should be used
  • Aaron finds an inflatable friend
  • Back Up On It!
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:39:23+00:00 July 15th, 2011|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|1 Comment

    Win The Greening of Southie on DVD!

    The Greening of Southie

    It’s The Greening of Southie, coming out on DVD from A&E. Here’s what they have to say for themselves:

    What happens when you’re asked to build the city of tomorrow…today? Set on the rugged streets of South Boston, THE GREENING OF SOUTHIE is the funny and poignant story of a revolutionary Green Building – Boston’s first — and the union teams charged with the task of bringing it to life. As seen on The Sundance Channel and Good Morning America, this Official Selection of The Seattle and Rhode Island International Film Festivals and IFC’s Stranger Than Fiction Film Festival and many more, arrives on DVD this January…only from A&E Home Entertainment.

    From wheatboard cabinetry to recycled steel, bamboo flooring to dual-flush toilets, these Boston tough guy construction workers get a crash course in what it means to be “environmentally conscious”. And when things on the building star to go wrong, the young development team has to keep the project from unraveling. Held as “a clear-eyed film…an examination of the hard work involved in going green” by The Seattle Times, this compelling documentary is a story of bold ideas, new environmentalists, and the future of the way we live.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:44:56+00:00 January 4th, 2011|Contests|0 Comments

    Your Weekend Justice #31: It’s About Wertham

    Sea Monkey

    And we’re back. With even more wrongness than before. And it’s full of cholesterol too. As always, we’d like to apologize to pretty much everybody who listens and, in this case, everyone who took part. No tacos were injured during the making of this podcast. Except for the taco that injured Ken recently, but that was self-defense on Ken’s part.

    Please note: this podcast, if you haven’t figured it out, is profane and not safe for consumption by children or animals. Or mammals of any sort.

    Agenda:

    • The futile saving throw
    • Reflective on Hendrix
    • Your Service Update
    • This podcast helps people get lucky
    • Jon’s midlife crisis drink
    • Rox and her amazing laugh
    • Simon: The Later Years
    • Rox and her Boston Report
    • People on tours: a paradox
    • Kim’s Sims update
    • The Doc Ezra Minute (and aftermath)
    • 20 Seconds With ScottC
    • Who’s in the Needcoffee Sim House?
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    By | 2017-09-24T23:01:16+00:00 July 10th, 2009|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    Most and Least Caffeinated Cities in America 2008!

    How to Quit Drinking Caffeine

    So HealthSaver is back…if you recall, they ran a survey at the end of 2007 to determine the most and least caffeinated American cities. The big winner was Chicago. How did things go this time around?

    Tampa is the big winner this year, unseating Chicago who drops to #3. But my own city of Atlanta…man, it’s a sorry tale, I must say. We got handed our ass: while the least caffeinated city is Riverside/San Bernardino, second to last–“following closely” to San Bernardino–is Atlanta. I am so ashamed. Look, folks, I know how much I consume…did everybody else just quit while I wasn’t looking? We were fifth in the country last year!! Criminy.

    Seattle, which didn’t place in the top five last time is now #3. I guess they really took umbrage to the finalists last time and got cracking on it. No pun intended.

    “The survey considered numerous caffeine sources, including coffee, tea, sodas, energy drinks, chocolate, pain relievers and caffeine pills.” Which could mean that the folks in Chicago are just really coked up on pain medication…who knows? But if you just do caffeinated coffee, then Seattle is the winner second year in a row. So there’s that.

    “55 percent of residents surveyed saying this elixir of alertness would be the most difficult caffeine product to give up.” That’s down 3% from last year, but I suppose now that there’s five energy drink brands for every man woman and child in this country, that could be attributed to people moving off of coffee to “the hard stuff.”

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    By | 2017-09-24T23:07:08+00:00 January 17th, 2009|Headsup|2 Comments

    Win the Boston Red Sox Essential Games of Fenway Park on DVD!

    Boston Red Sox Essential Games of Fenway Park

    This is a massive set for the Red Sox fan. Massive in quantity, anyway. Sizewise its six discs but packed into a steelbook case for easy storage. I’m no expert on baseball, but apparently folks voted and these were the six that fans consider to be the “essential” games of Fenway Park. So we’ll take their word for it:

    • Sept. 30, 1967 Regular Season vs. Minnesota Twins® (9/30/67): Carl Yastrzemski hit his 44th home run as the Sox tied for the lead in a four-team American League® pennant race.
    • 1975 World Series® Game 6 vs. the Cincinnati Reds® (10/21/75): This see-saw battle of the Titans ended with Carlton Fisk and his 12th inning game-ending home run.
    • Regular Season vs. Seattle Mariners® (4/29/86): 23-year-old Roger Clemens set the Major League record with 20 strikeouts in this hallmark game.
    • 1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game® and MLB All-Century Team celebration (7/13/99): Fenway Park was selected to house the final Mid-Summer Classic of the 20th Century and the festivities riveted the world.
    • 1999 American League Championship® Series Game 3 vs. New York Yankees (10/16/99): Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez shutdown the vaunted Yankees and former Boston pitcher Roger Clemens with 12 strikeouts over 7 innings.
    • Apr. 22, 2007 Regular Season vs. New York Yankees® (4/22/07): Boston dispensed with its archrival Yankees in large part thanks to four consecutive home runs.

    More bonus features appear after the entry form if you want to see the whole shmeal. But the total running time is sixteen and a half hours. Nice. Want to win it? Because we got a copy here that could have your name on it…
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    By | 2017-09-24T23:17:26+00:00 June 18th, 2008|Contests|0 Comments

    Most and Least Caffeinated Cities in America

    How to Quit Drinking Caffeine

    Update: Thanks to everyone for linking up this article, and thanks for coming by to check it out. No doubt you’re all getting ready to increase your own city’s standing next year. And to this we recommend subscribing to our feed so you can get the latest on this and other items that are guaranteed to ruin your sleep. Sleep–it can be eradicated in our lifetimes. Join us, won’t you?

    HealthSaver commissioned a survey to ask the question: “When it comes to caffeine, which American city wins?”

    Okay, well, no, it wasn’t exactly phrased like that, you understand. They were trying to find out which city is the most caffeinated. I don’t think there was, you know, a trophy or anything involved. Maybe there should be. If there was, then we would definitely need to know so we could gear up for next year.

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    By | 2017-09-24T23:25:09+00:00 November 9th, 2007|Caffeine|0 Comments

    The Declarative Lamps: Truly a BostonSafe Lighting Project

    This is brilliant. They’ve basically taken the concept of our BostonSafe TM plugin and brought it into the real world. The video explains it all.

    Of course, this could backfire: Boston could require pretty much every device that appears in public to be able to declare itself bomb-free at will. Don’t think somebody hasn’t proposed this.

    For more info check out Sternlab’s page on the project.

    Direct link for the feedreaders.

    Found via MAKE.

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    By | 2017-09-24T23:29:09+00:00 July 24th, 2007|Art|0 Comments

    DIY LED Ignignokt: Please Note, These Are Still Not Bombs

    DIY LED Ignignokt

    For those of you who like to live dangerously (in this world where everything from LED Mooninites to a traffic counting device to hair gel can be mistaken for something that can explode) here’s a way you can make your own not-bombs.

    Found via MAKE Blog.

    (Remember, citizens of Boston, please ensure that the BostonSafe (TM) plug-in is installed on your browser, lest you be unnecessarily frightened by…oh, everything.)

    By | 2017-09-24T23:32:44+00:00 April 24th, 2007|Stimuli|0 Comments